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#bundee aki

# bundee-aki - Today’s News

Henshaw and Aki set for titanic midfield battle against Fickou and Vakatawa

The Leinster man was sharp off the bench against Italy last weekend.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'I get on people's nerves': Bundee Aki refuses to quieten down

‘My team-mates at Connacht are well used to my loud voice and to me screaming at them, giving them crap here and there.’

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'It's one of our targets' - Friend hoping for strong Connacht crop in Ireland squad

Kieran Marmion and Jack Carty will hope to be back in the international fold.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

# bundee-aki - Monday 24 August, 2020

Connacht energiser Bundee Aki delivers something 'really special'

Head coach Andy Friend was also pleased with his Ireland international halfback pairing.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'The camera can be very deceiving' - Aki downplays impressive post-lockdown physique

The Connacht star attracted lots of attention when he returned to club training.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'He'll be a pretty hard man to stop' - Friend relishing chance to unleash Aki on rugby's restart

The Ireland international will earn his 100th Connacht cap this weekend when the Pro14 resumes.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Aki and Henshaw ready to reforge partnership to take on England

Aki insists that all Ireland centres work on having a good relationship. But his long-standing partnership with Henshaw brings something different.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 30 January, 2020

World Cup red card behind him, Bundee Aki bringing form into the Six Nations

The 29-year-old teams up with Garry Ringrose in midfield for Saturday’s clash with Scotland.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ringrose nailed on at 13, so who plays 12? - Ireland's midfield for the Six Nations

Chris Farrell and Stuart McCoskey are also vying for centre places under Andy Farrell.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Dominant Toulouse crush Connacht's Champions Cup hope

Toulouse sealed their qualification and conceded just a penalty try despite finishing with 13 men.

# bundee-aki - Friday 10 January, 2020

Irish internationals return to boost Connacht for crunch clash with Toulouse

Jack Carty and Bundee Aki are both back for Andy Friend’s side.

# bundee-aki - Sunday 1 December, 2019

'We have unfinished business': Bundee's debt to Connacht and to Ireland

“Bundee epitomises everything about Connacht,” coach Andy Friend says following Kings victory.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'It's not like years gone by where I might automatically walk back into the 15 jersey'

Connacht are looking for their fifth Pro14 win of the season against the Kings this evening.

# bundee-aki - Friday 29 November, 2019

IRFU confirm new Bundee Aki deal to keep him with Connacht until 2023

The 29-year-old has penned a new deal with the union.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Friend keen on new deal for Aki 'but that's a decision that rests with the IRFU'

The Connacht head coach hopes the Ireland centre will join Kieran Marmion by signing a new contract.

# bundee-aki - Monday 18 November, 2019

Analysis: Aki and Copeland shine as gritty Connacht dig in for crucial turnovers

Andy Friend’s side made some vital breakdown steals in their victory over Montpellier.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Marmion 'is very aware that we would like him to stay,' says Friend

The Connacht 9 was reportedly a target of Saracens last week, but their salary cap sanction will force a re-think of all their recruitment.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Connacht optimistic on Thornbury as they are handed Aki boost

Their international centre will be available to face Leinster next weekend.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Ireland will not appeal Aki ban as Herring flies in to replace Cronin

The Ireland centre’s World Cup is now definitely over but he will remain in Japan.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban

The Connacht man’s World Cup is over unless Ireland launch a successful appeal.

# bundee-aki - Monday 14 October, 2019

Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after being handed a three-match ban

The Connacht man was red-carded for a high tackle against Samoa on Saturday.

# bundee-aki - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Ireland flying in solicitor to represent Aki at disciplinary hearing in Tokyo

The inside centre was red-carded in last night’s win over Samoa in Fukuoka.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Samoa say they'll do everything they can to ensure Aki doesn't get banned

The Connacht man was sent off against Samoa and now faces a suspension.

Schmidt: It's pretty devastating for Bundee but hard to argue with red

The Ireland centre paid the ultimate price for his high hit on Samoan out-half Ulupano Seuteni.

Watch: Bundee Aki sent-off for high tackle against Samoa

Aki became the first Ireland player to be shown a red card at a Rugby World Cup.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'He met a couple of the Samoan boys yesterday for a bit of grub'

Bundee Aki is coming into his own on and off the field of play.

# bundee-aki - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Samoa hope to get in Aki's face as they go 'all guns blazing' against Ireland

The Samoans are keen to follow in Japan’s footsteps with a shock win.

# bundee-aki - Monday 16 September, 2019

'People have their own opinions' - Aki proud to represent Ireland at the World Cup

The Connacht man says he has been embraced by the Irish rugby public since moving to Galway in 2014.

# bundee-aki - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'We're fortunate to have quality in that position' - Ireland confident in midfield options

Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, and Chris Farrell are in contention for the Scotland game.

# bundee-aki - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Aki and Henshaw make impact as Ireland's midfield competition heats up

Joe Schmidt has strong options, with Garry Ringrose and Chris Farrell also in his World Cup squad.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

O'Mahony, Carty and Aki among 18 Irish nominees for Pro14 Dream Team

Just three Leinster players have made the shortlist and the final selection will revealed on Thursday.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Bundee Aki distances himself from 'mistaken' like of Israel Folau post

The Connacht and Ireland centre says he has nothing but love and respect for gay people.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Constant presence Aki happy to be on the right side of Chris Farrell fear factor

‘When you have a guy like him running down your channel, you’d be a bit scared. I know I would be.’

# bundee-aki - Friday 1 February, 2019

Bundee Aki ready to renew school battle with England's Tuilagi

The pair played against each other in a Cornwall schools match 12 years ago.

# bundee-aki - Friday 18 January, 2019

Aki insists he's 'a cog in the wheel' as he aims to build on stellar first year of international rugby

And he can feel the spirit of 2016 swelling in Connacht too.

# bundee-aki - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Blow for Connacht as Aki doubtful for clash with Munster

A combination of minutes clocked up and a knock sustained against Ulster could see the Irish centre miss out.

# bundee-aki - Friday 21 December, 2018

Aki, Dillane and Bealham return to Connacht squad for trip to Leinster

Andy Friend makes ten changes to his team for the clash at the RDS.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Boost for Connacht as Aki to return for Leinster showdown after wedding

The focus is on Perpignan first though, a trip the Ireland international misses as he’s home in New Zealand.

# bundee-aki - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Aki set for surprise Connacht return as Friend's men turn attention to Europe

The Ireland centre is due to head back to New Zealand for his wedding, but could be involved this weekend.

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